Michael Downs

Michael Downs is a professor of English at Towson State University and author of the previous books The Greatest Show and House of Good Hope.


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The Land of Pain

Pain is both enemy and idol in Michael Downs’s “The Strange and True Tale of Horace Wells, Surgeon Dentist.”...

The Land of Pain


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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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